Sandwell Factory Fire

A factory is on fire in Sandwell. 100 firefighters are in attendance at Alcohols Ltd on Crosswell Road in Langley.

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Alcohol factory fire, full report

More than 100 fire fighters have been tackling a major fire at a distillery in Oldbury. It started at Alcohol Ltd on Crosswells Road in Langley Green this morning.

It spread quickly to a nearby warehouse containing chemicals. One man was hurt and more than 50 homes were evacuated. Balvinder Sidhu reports.

Dramatic footage shows fireman tackle factory fire

Around 100 firefighters are tackling a huge blaze at a distillery in the Black Country.

As this footage shows firefighters are trying to prevent the fire from spreading further.

The fire service have evacuated residents to nearby Moat Farm Junior school as they extend the cordoned off area from 100 to 200 metres.

Loud explosions inside the factory can be heard every few minutes in the surrounding area.

Police have closed the roads in the surrounding area.


"There was an initial risk to people, the fire is still going we are trying to bring it under control"

West Midlands Fire and Rescue service duty officer Mal Fellows says over 100 firefighters are tackling the balze raging at an alcohol factory in the Black Country.

He says there was an initial risk to people but they have now been evacuated. he added that the fire that has been burning since 10.00am spread from outside.

There is now a 200 metre cordon in place that has been extended from 100 metres.

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